Volvo XC40 2.0 D3 R DESIGN Pro 5dr Geartronic Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £37,185What Car? Target Price£34,777
Review

It might be some time since we voted the multitalented XC40 our Car of the Year, but it still cuts the mustard. It blends generous passenger space and a practical boot with a quality interior and top-notch safety. That means you aren't only buying a hugely desirable product, but one backed up with real substance.

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Trim: R DESIGN Pro

This model is based on the standard R-Design, but adds adaptive LED headlights, heated front seats, an electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, headlight washers, a heated windscreen and 20in alloy wheels.

Engine: 2.0 D3

The cheapest diesel engine is a great fit for the XC40. It's more flexible at low engine speeds than the T3 petrol, so you don't have to work it so hard to make progress. Plus it returns much better real-world fuel economy than the more powerful D4 diesel. Available with an automatic or manual gearbox, as well as front or four-wheel drive.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

586

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

157

g/km

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